PhD José Remohí (Valencia, 1958) is a Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology and the founder and co-president of the Valencian Infertility Institute – Instituto Valenciano de Infertilidad (IVI), the first Spanish institution entirely specialized in human assisted reproduction.
He studied medicine at the University of Valencia, earning his residency in Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the Hospital Clínico of this city and completing the subspeciality in Obstetrics and Reproductive Endocrinology at Irvine University, California (USA). In addition, he is maternal fetal PhD since 1984 and sexologist since 1986.
Professor Remohí founded the ‘Instituto Valenciano de Infertilidad’ (‘IVI’) in 1990 together with Professor Pellicer, and his work in the reproduction field has led to the expansion of IVI both nationally and internationally. IVI is a European leader in reproductive medicine due to their clinical results and has more than 70 clinics across 13 countries.
Currently, he is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology at the University of Valencia, as well as Director of the Master’s Degree in Advanced Gynaecological Endoscopic Surgery at the UV and Director of the IVI University Institute. Vice President of the IVI Foundation, he is also a Member of the Advisory Board of both the European University of Madrid and Valencia.
Professor Remohí has been awarded with various prizes for his contribution to the reproductive health field, where must be highlighted the Ares-Serono Foundation Award in 1997, awards from the ASRM in 1995, 1999, 2001, 2008 y 2014; and research prizes form the SEF in 1987, 1996, 1998, 2000, 2002 y 2004. In addition, he has received several social recognitions, such as Protagonistas Onda Cero Prize to the best scientific career in 2002, Investigación Economía 3 Prize in 2004, the Gold Medal of the city of Valencia to IVI in recognition to his pioneering research and educational work in 2006, Breakthrough Company of the Year Prize by the Expansión Journal in 2009, Tendencias Journal Prize in 2015 and the distinction which recognizes IVI as “Honorary Ambassador of Marca España” of Science and Innovation, among others.
Dr. Remohí has written 22 books of reproductive medicine, from which 2 have been translated into English, one into Portuguese and another one into Chinese. He has published more than 650 works in national and international journals, near 385 chapters of books related to human reproduction, and has presented more than 600 conferences in congress all over the World.